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May 13, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Voters approve bond for firehouse expansion

Voters in Clarence Fire District No. 1 have approved a $1.5 million bond resolution to put toward a $3.5 million renovation and expansion of the district’s fire hall. The bond proposal was passed May 5 by a margin of 155 to 36.  More...

Editorials

Summer is no fun for an animal in a hot car

Bee Editorial

As the weather warms up, many people are enjoying spending time in the sunshine, often with their pets. More...

Spindle items

• CINCO DE NADA — Two of my favorite things happened last week: Cinco de Mayo and the new Marvel movie “Avengers: Age of Ultron” was finally released.  More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago May 15, 1890 More...

Police Blotter

Smoker sets mulch pile on fire, damages house

Saturday, May 2  • A resident of Boyd Drive reported three suspicious teens walking down the street and looking into cars. Patrol spoke with three teen males. They claimed that they were walking to the store. More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.While driving down Kraus Road, I noticed a big sign that says, “Hey you, take a different route driving your kids to school” from residents of Kraus Road. Here’s my message to residents of Kraus Road, “Tough. More...

Obituaries

Death Notice

FERREIRA, Marie Angelica (nee Gouveia), formerly of Clarence, died Sunday, May 3, 2015. More...

Sports

Baseball team earns split with West

Clarence’s baseball team endured a tough stretch of six games in as many days last week — well, more like five and a half — and was only able to come away from the span with a single victory, though coach Dave Smith certainly saw en More...

Softball squad upended by Lancaster, Will North

Lancaster scored a pair of runs in the top of the sixth inning to take a lead it would not relinquish in defeating Clarence’s softball team last Wednesday, 5-4.  More...

Track teams sweep Jamestown

Both Clarence’s boys and girls track teams added a mark to their respective win columns May 5 by taking out Jamestown — though the boys found themselves in a bit closer of a contest than the girls did.  More...

School budget vote set for Tuesday

Four candidates on ballot for two available Board of Education seats

Residents of the Clarence Central School District will decide next week if the administration and the Board of Education found the right balance in its proposed budget for the next school year. More...

Wish-Kid surprised with playground in backyard

Chuck Marchetta and his wife, Colleen, go to Kabab and Curry Restaurant on Wednesdays for buffet night. Yet, the eyes of their 3-year-old son, Jackson, would be fixed on an outside display.  More...

Local News

PLAY BALL

Clarence Supervisor David Hartzell, left, and Buffalo Sabres captain Brian Gionta throw out the first pitches of the 2015 Town of Clarence Baseball Association season May 3 at Meadowlakes Park. More...

Author returns home to share stories of Nepal

Dan Szczesny knows what it’s like to be far away from home and will be sharing stories of his travels when he stops at the Clarence Public Library this weekend. More...

Alex Hemline Memorial Run returns next month

On May 5, 2013, Alex Hemline, an Explorer and junior firefighter with Harris Hill Fire Company, was killed in a car accident on the way home after an early-morning alarm. More...

Letters to the Editor

Thank you for fire company support

The Fire Commissioners of Clarence Fire District No. 1 extend a sincere thank you to all the residents who supported the building project referendum. More...

Security camera coming soon

I have been president of the Clarence Hollow Association since 2012, and as part of my job, I believe it is important to be a good steward of the association’s money.  More...

Columnist made good college choice

I read David Sherman’s column in the May 6-7 Bee. It was a very enjoyable read, and I am sure many people will relate to his own college experiences.  More...

Education

FINANCE FIELD TRIP

Clarence High School Academy of Business & Finance students recently visited the Financial Markets Lab at Canisius College where they got to see state-of-the-art technology. More...

Clarence Middle posts honor roll

The following students have been named to the honor roll at Clarence Middle School for the third quarter of the 2014-15 school year.  Grade Six   More...

Milbrandt named Western Division scholarship winner

Clarence Center resident Julia Milbrandt was named the recipient of a $1,000 Western Division Federal Credit Union 2015 Scholarship Award. More...

Lifestyles

Campers, hikers can enjoy ‘best’ state parks

While Buffalo may be noted across the country for the severity of its winters, the snowfall of 2014-15 had even the most battle tested Buffalonians reaching for their travel agent’s phone number.   More...

High school PTO hosting barbecue for post-prom

The Clarence High School PTO post-prom committee will host a Chiavetta’s chicken barbecue from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 19, at the high school, 9625 Main St. More...

Library Calendar

Story Programs  More...

Business

Business Brief

The Clarence Chamber of Commerce will host the next installment of its Business Round Table series from 11 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 16, in the food court at Eastern Hills Mall, 4545 Transit Road.   More...

Symposium encourages difference-makers

The Clarence Chamber of Commerce will host its fifth annual Women in Business Symposium on Wednesday, May 20, at Samuel’s Grande Manor, 8750 Main St., Clarence. More...

Clarence Rotary to match donations to veteran assistance fund

The Clarence Rotary Foundation is supporting WNY Heroes Inc. More...


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